Iron Range Rainforest area (Posted 02/09/21)

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Iron Range Rainforest Property Care Taking Position 
In a region famed for its rare flora and fauna and exotic bird life, this position will suit bird enthusiasts, naturalists, conservationists, scientists or artists who are in good physical health and fitness and posess practical skills and experience – or enthusiasm for – living in remote locations.
This unique property consists of multiple ecotones, supporting a rich compliment of Iron Range floral and faunal diversity and was established as a Research Station by a non-profit philosophical foundation, welcoming researchers, naturalists and conducting in-house research projects on this exceptional biome for the last 5 years. 
Responsibilities include maintenance and house-keeping of a new 5 bedroom dwelling, common areas, grounds, sheds and equipment; keeping of the Station Log observations and reflections; ensuring proficient running of solar equipment, water etc (property is off-grid) and occasionally welcoming researchers, affiliates or others, and providing basic hospitality for their stay.    A couple is preferred, to provide one another with company and support.
The property has satellite internet connection and VOIP phone connection, with Mobile phone reception on property, near to dwelling.
Services within a five minute drive of the property include an airport with daily service to Cairns QLD, medical clinic and dispensary serviced by nursing and RFDS medical staff, supermarket with reliable weekly barge delivery of fruit, veg, meat, dairy and non-consumables.  Beautiful beaches, coastline and wilderness abounds.  
12 month position desired, 6 month option may be discussed.  Stipend paid, negotiable rate.  Other opportunities may be available depending on skill set and experience.  
Please contact Anita Cook with expressions of interest letters, CV, references at: info@maximfoundation.org
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